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Myofascial Pain Syndrome - A Surgical Perspective

Pianta WR and Burkhead WZ Jr*
WB Carrell Memorial Clinic, North Central Expressway, Dallas, USA
Corresponding Author : Wayne Zealous Burkhead
WB Carrell Memorial Clinic
9301 North Central Expressway, Dallas
TX, 75231, USA
Tel: (214) 720 9339
Fax: (214) 397 1539
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: February 16, 2015 Accepted: November 18, 2015 Published: November 25, 2015
Citation: Pianta WR, Burkhead WZ Jr (2015) Myofascial Pain Syndrome – A Surgical Perspective. J Pain Relief 4:215. doi:10.4172/2167-0846.1000215
Copyright: © 2015 Pianta WR, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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In this article we discuss the evaluation of a typical patient referred to our clinic with myofascial pain syndrome. With an understanding of the underlying pathoanatomy and pathophysiology we discuss the rationale and potential benefits of surgery for some patients.